Imagine sitting down to your business meeting in a ball-pool room with multi-coloured walls and bean bags instead of chairs. If that's not crazy enough, how about a massive hammock to take a breather on during a hectic nine-hour ...
Mongoose mothers boost their pups' survival chances by evicting rival females from their social groups, new research shows.
As an evolutionary biologist focusing on animal behaviour, I'm sometimes asked what relevance our research has for human behaviour. Years ago, I would duck the question because it was such a passionately polarising, political ...
Some plants behave like the mythical monster Hydra: Cut off their heads and they grow back, bigger and better than before. A new study finds that these "overcompensators," as they are called, also augment their defensive ...
Parents want teachers to do more when it comes to teaching their children about social and life skills inside the classroom, according to a new report.
New research is helping academics understand factors hindering students from achieving academic success in the transition from secondary school to university.
Though we are taught from an early age not to judge others, we can use our perceptions of others to work toward positive outcomes, both socially and professionally, according to a study from the University of Notre Dame.
Scientists in the UK have observed a fascinating new fact about sex changing fish: the direction of sex change has implication for population numbers.
Humility is the latest badge of virtue for those in positions of influence. From politicians, to executives, to chart-topping artists.
Famously, the use of caged birds to alert miners to the invisible dangers of gases such as carbon monoxide gave rise to the cautionary metaphor "canary in a coal mine."